i know there are certain factors for those Ashkanzie Jews......for example, if that is a part of your ancestry, you could be more suceptable to certain types of cancers.
Apparently so. A couple of online main stream media newspapers published articles not too long about defective genes being prevalent among those with Jewish ancestry and their proneness for certain kinds of health disorders:
Israel has one of the highest rates of breast cancer in the world. Mortality is very low, in part because of intense screening.
Scientists discover gene that predisposes Ashkenazi Jews to schizophrenia; Variations of the DNST3 gene make Ashkenazi Jews 40 percent more likely to develop schizophrenia and similar diseases.